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2010-05-07 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The Home Depot® Foundation and associates from The Home Depot are joining in the relief efforts in the aftermath of the floods that have caused significant damage in Nashville and throughout Middle Tennessee. The Home Depot Foundation has committed $100,000 to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which has mobilized two relief funds, the Metro Nashville Disaster Response Fund and the Tennessee Emergency Response Fund....

2010-05-04 07:43:00

ATLANTA, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced today that it will hold its First Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, May 18, at 9 a.m. ET. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO ) A webcast will be available by logging onto http://earnings.homedepot.com and selecting the First Quarter Earnings Conference Call icon. The webcast will be archived and available...

2010-05-03 07:27:00

LAS VEGAS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Home improvement product resellers attending the National Hardware Show® May 4-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center will have access to a wealth of insights and information -- exclusive to the Show and absolutely free to attendees. A series of seminars will highlight important market trends and provide inside information and proprietary research from the most respected publications, organizations and experts. The list of presenters includes...

2010-04-21 11:00:00

ATLANTA, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot® Foundation's Board of Directors today announced 10 first cycle grants totaling $3.7 million to build healthy, affordable homes for working families, create safe community playspaces for children, and assist cities in their efforts to develop sustainable communities. The grants will go to national and local community nonprofit organizations, from the National League of Cities to the Cleveland Housing Network, and...

2010-04-19 10:56:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The housewares/homewares industry will have a chance to celebrate some of its most exciting new products in a special ceremony at the National Hardware Show®, to be held May 4-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. HomeWorld Business magazine's Third Annual Innovations Awards, held the second day of the Show, will honor excellence and innovation in such categories as Cleaning Supplies; Storage Organization; Small...

2010-04-15 08:34:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Improvement retailers will be able to gain unique, DIY consumer insights through live, big-brand power tool testing at the first-ever "HANDY Magazine Test Shop," as power tools will be put to work in the skilled hands of 'elite' DIY Handyman Club of America members at this year's National Hardware Show® and Lawn, Garden & Outdoor Living (May 4-6, 2010, Las Vegas). (Logo:...

2010-03-31 10:05:00

Hispanic Advertising Industry Stunned by Company's Decision, Takes Closer Look at Fair Practices to Protect AHAA Member Agencies MCLEAN, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple AHAA member agencies participated in the recent Hispanic-specialized agency search and review process conducted by The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer. The Hispanic advertising agencies -- many small businesses -- invested significant time, resources and funds only to realize the...

2010-03-18 06:00:00

ATLANTA, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced it will implement Spring Black Friday, a weekend of regional door buster deals in preparation for spring, the Company's biggest selling season. In March and April, prices on hundreds of the most sought after spring products will be significantly reduced including: a variety of live goods and lawn care; outdoor power; eco-friendly gardening products;...

2010-03-10 15:11:00

New directors represent The Home Depot Foundation, One Equity Partners NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Local Initiatives Support Corporation has named Kelly Caffarelli, president of The Home Depot Foundation, and Greg Belinfanti, partner with One Equity Partners, as the newest members of its board of directors. Kelly Caffarelli joined The Home Depot Foundation soon after its creation in 2003. During her tenure as president of the Foundation and a member of its board of...

2010-03-04 12:00:00

ATLANTA, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that it has reduced its U.S. store energy use by 2.6 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) since 2004 and that it will achieve a 20 percent reduction in kWh per square foot usage in its U.S. stores by 2015. Also, the Company has set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its domestic supply chain by 20 percent within the next five years. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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